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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Phek in India

Earthquake location 25.4592S, 94.938WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Phek in India. Exact location of earthquake, 94.938° East, 25.4592° North, depth 77.63 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 11:15:00 / March 9, 2021 @ 11:15 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:15:00 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhef. Id of event: us7000dhef. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 77.63 km (48 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zunheboto (c. 29 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuensang, Kohima, Zunheboto.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km ESE of Phek, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.938° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.4592° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km ESE of Phek, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-09 11:15:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-09 11:39:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dhef Id of event.
Event Code 7000dhef An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dhef, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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